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heath 1

Famous Doctors and Nurses

Andreas vesalius 1st person to disect a human body. Published a book in 1538.
William Harvey Discovered that blood circulates around the body.
Karl Landsteiner He mixed blood samples and realized that sometimes blood clots. He created A,B,AB and O
Dr.Horace Wells, William Morton and Crawford Long They created Anaesthesia
Wilhelm Roetgen x-rays
Ignaz Semmelweis childbed fever was contagious and could be reduced by appropriate hand washing by medical care-givers
Louis Pasteur Germ theory
Edward Jenner smallpox vaccine
Jonas Salk Pollio vaccine
James Lind developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy
Alexander Fleming he started the work on penicillin
Howard Florey and Erns Chain continued the work of flemming pennicillin discovery and officially created the 1st antibiotic
Gerhard Domagk sulfa drug
Sir Fredrick Grant Banting, Charles Best, John James Rickard Macleod insulin
Micheal Bishop, Harold Varmus discovered that we are born with cancer cells in our body
Luk Montagnier and Robert Gallo they discovered the connection between AIDS and HIV
SIr Frederick Gowland Hopkins He also discovered the amino acid tryptophan
Joseph Murray first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins
Chinese acupuncture to relieve pain and congestion
Egyptians 1st to have accurate heath records
romans began public health system and sanitation system
dark ages emphasis was placed on saving the soul and study of medicine was prohibited
Leonardo da vinci artist who drew the human body
marie curie isolated radium 1919
clara borton founded American red cross 1881
Gabriel Fahrenheit first mercury thermometer
Benjamin franklin bifocals
hippocrates the father of medicine
Robert koch devolved the culture plate method to identify pathogens
joseph linster began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery
Gregory mendel established pattern of heredity
Florence nightingale the founder of nursing(when you become a nurse you have to do the nightingale pledge)
rhaze an arab physician who use animal guts for suture material
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